Hieracium Rotundatum, Kit

The habitat of this species is rocky mountain burns. The stem is erect, smooth below, stiffly hairy, woolly-felted, glandular above. The outer radical leaves are rounded to egg-shaped, the inner egg-shaped, elliptic, blunt, heart-shaped below, the innermost acute, wedge-shaped below, toothed, the basal teeth bent back, stiffly hairy below and on the margins. The leaf-stalks are long. The 1-2 stem-leaves are heart-shaped, egg-shaped, triangular, acute, entire, toothed below. The panicle bears few heads, with the lower branches distant, arching, the upper close, spreading, arching. The flower-stalks are woolly-felted, glandular, hairy. The heads are long, egg-shaped below. The phyllaries are bent inwards in bud, narrow, linear, blunt, woolly-felted, senescent, glandular, hairy. The ligules are dull-yellow, hairless. The styles are yellow.

Hieracium Pratenerum, Almq

The stem of this plant is stiffly hairy, woolly-felted, glandular above. The radical leaves are green, the primary rounded, heart-shaped, the later oval, oblong, blunt, broadly wavy, toothed, narrowed or wedge-shaped below, the inner narrow to oval, acute, toothed below, the innermost narrow to lance-shaped, toothed, stiffly hairy, woolly-felted below. The stem-leaf is stalked, narrow, long, acute, sharply toothed. The panicle is small, in a sort of umbel above. The flower-stalks are curved, woolly-felted, glandular. The heads are dark-green, small, slender, egg-shaped below. The phyllaries are narrow, linear, acute, extending outwards in bud, the innermost awl-like, woolly-felted at the margin, senescent, glandular, hairy. The ligules are golden, hairless. The styles are yellow.

Hieracium euprepes, F. J. Hanb. - The habitat of this plant is Old Red Sandstone cliffs, ledges, and mountain streams. The stem is simple, or has long, straight branches, and is purplish-red, stiffly hairy below, woolly-felted and stiffly hairy above. The radical leaves are reddish, the outer egg-shaped to oblong', rounded, the inner egg-shaped, oblong, lance-shaped, blunt-pointed, narrowed to the toothed base, the innermost lance-shaped, narrow, wavy-toothed, acute, long-pointed, stiffly hairy below, fringed with hairs, the leaf-stalks short, shaggy. The 1-2 stem-leaves are nearly stalkless, like the inner basal, the upper linear, lance-shaped, or bract-like. The panicle has 1-2 lower, long, nearly erect branches, the upper exceeding the short-stalked acladium, the stalks and secondaries very short, as though paired. The 4-12 heads are blunt to inversely conical. The phyllaries are greenish or dark-olive, meeting together in bud, linear, lance-shaped, acute, the inner woolly-felted at the edge, hairy, glandular. The ligules are yellow to orange, hairless. The styles are dull-yellow. The plant is 10-18 in. high, flowering from June to August, and is a herbaceous perennial.

Hieracium Ccesium, Fr

The habitat of this plant is mountain rocks, cliffs, etc. The plant is bluish-green or dull-green, nearly smooth, woolly-felted above. The radical leaves are leathery, bluish-green or white, the outer egg-shaped, oval, oblong, the inner egg-shaped, lance-shaped, narrow, acute, narrowed or wedge-shaped below, toothed, stiffly hairy below. The 1-3 stem-leaves are lance-shaped to linear, toothed. The panicle is a forked corymb, the branches nearly straight, long, arching above. The heads are 3-7, medium, blunt below. The flower-stalks are woolly-felted, glandular, hairy. The phyllaries are awl-like or acute, the inner narrow, acute, extending outward, dark, woolly-felted below, glandular, hairy. The styles are discoloured or yellowish. The margins of the receptacle pits are toothed. The plant is 12-18 in. in height, flowering in July and August, and is a herbaceous perennial.

Hieracium farrense, F. J. Hanb. - The habitat of this plant is basaltic cliffs and rocks. The stem is slender, dark-green, finely furrowed, hairy below, woolly-felted, stiffly hairy above. The radical leaves are few, the earliest withering early, usually 4, broad to lance-shaped, acute, entire, finely toothed, narrowed to the long leafstalk. The 2-3 stem-leaves are like the inner basal leaves, stiffly hairy below and on the border. The panicle is falsely forked, the branches alternate, curved, longer than the acladium. The 2-5 heads are egg-shaped. The flower-stalks are long, woolly-felted, glandular, hairy. The phyllaries are short, broad, blunt, woolly-felted, senescent, narrowed above, glandular, hairy. The teeth of the ligule are hairless or downy. The styles are olive-yellow. The margins of the receptacle pits are slightly raised, shortly toothed. The plant is 1-2 ft. high, flowering in July and August, and is a herbaceous perennial.

Hieracium erisia/is, Linton. - The habitat of this plant is rocky slopes, shingle. The stem is stiffly hairy below, woolly-felted above. The radical leaves are green, paler below, lance-shaped, the outer short, rounded, oval, oblong, entire, the later narrow, egg-shaped to oblong, acute, narrowed both ends, running down the leaf-stalk, entire, scalloped, toothed, stiffly hairy below and on the border. The stem-leaf is stalked like the basal, toothed. The panicle is small, close, falsely forked, with rather erect branches. The few heads are egg-shaped to inversely conical. The stalks are straight, long, woolly-felted, glandular, hairy. The phyllaries are narrow, long-pointed, woolly-felted, senescent, glandular, hairy. The ligules are tipped with stiff hairs. The styles are livid. The plant is 12-18 in. high, flowering in July and August, and is a herbaceous perennial.